Faculty Position

Donghua University
China (CN)
Annual Salary: 400,00 - 650,000
December 21 2017
Organization Type

Faculty Positions Available at Donghua University

Donghua University, located in Shanghai, is one of the key universities under the direct administration of the Ministry of Education since 1960. It is a member of Project 211. It has three campuses, in Songjiang District and Changning District, with an area of nearly 2,000 acres. Donghua University was founded in 1951 as East China Textile College. In 1985, it changed its name to China Textile University , and to its present name, Donghua University in 1999. It is one of the first universities accredited by the Ministry of Education for granting the doctor, master and bachelor degrees.

Donghua University has developed into a distinctive multi-discipli­nary university, with engineering as the predominant discipline alongside the coordinated development of engineering, science, management, and the liberal arts disciplines in the past 60 years. The university has 5 post-doctoral research stations, 7 first-grade authorized doctoral programs, 24 first-grade authorized master programs, 6 categories of professional masters, 17 authorized master programs of engineering and 56 majors for under­graduates in about 10 different disciplines.  The university has 1 First-Grade National Key Discipline, 5 Second-Grade National Key Disciplines, 1 National Key (Cultivating) Discipline, 7 Shanghai Key Disciplines, 12 national and provincial or ministerial level scientific research bases, 2 bases of the Discipline Innovative Engineering Plan launched by the Ministry of Education and 1 National University Science Park. The university now has about 30,000 enrolled students, including about 15,000 undergraduates, 6,000 graduates, 5,000 continuing education diploma students, and 4,000 foreign students. The university boasts about 2,300 faculty and staff members. Among the 1,200 faculty members, there are 8 academicians in the Chinese Academy of Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Engineering, and over 800 senior professors including winners of the National Thousand-Talent Project, the Changjiang Scholar Project, and the National Science Fund of Distinguished Young Scholars.

 Under the motto of Cultivating Diversity and Striving for Excellence, Donghua University, through excellence in ideology, academics and administration, is dedicated to become one of China's top universities with international impact and a distinction among the Project 211  universities. In 2012, 7 disciplines were selected as First-rate Discipline Construction Project for Shanghai Universities. In the 3rd round of the national  key discipline evaluation by the Ministry of Education, Textile Science and Engineering Discipline are credited the first place for three successive years in China. Materials Science and Engineering and Design Science are ranked among top 20 percent of their kinds in China . Engineering, Chemistry, Materials Science and Physics are in the world top 1 percent according to of the Essential Science Indicators (ESI). Donghua University was included for three consecutive years in China's Top 10 Science and Technology Progress list. It received 19 State Science and Technology Awards over 10 consecutive years. The number of papers indexed by the Science Citation Index (SCI)/Engineering Index (EI)/Index to Scientific & Technical Proceedings (ISTP) related to textiles published by Donghua University exceeds the total amount of papers written by nine other famous textile colleges and universities worldwide. In 2011, Donghua University ranked 16th among Chinese universities with respect to the number of international patent authorizations. In line with the national development strategy and the industrial layout in Shanghai, Donghua University aims to develop a framework of the disciplines with “textiles” as the fuselage, “materials” and “design” as the two wings. Donghua is rapidly cultivating two national collaborative innovation centers for "Key Technology of Textile Industry" and "Composites for Civil Aviation" and Industrial Assemble Region for Fashion and Originality. In addition, a great number of research achieve­ments have been applied in the fields of aerospace, military, architecture, environment protection and new materials, making great contributions to the development of strategic weapons and spacecraft projects, such as the series of Shenzhou space shuttle and the launch of Tiangong 1 space station.

Donghua University has long commitments to the international exchange and cooperation in education and research, and established close ties with over 100 renowned universities, research institutes and enterprises globally.

Donghua University adheres to the "student-centered and faculty-oriented" policy and puts the talent recruitment as the first priority in its strategic planning. It has built the innovative mechanism and the supporting system for retaining various kinds of talents.

Positions Available for the disciplines:

  • College of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Material Science
  • Material Procession Engineering
  • Material Physics and Chemistry

College of Textiles

  • Textile Materials and Textiles Design
  • Textile Engineering

Fashion Art Design Institute

  • Fashion Design and Engineering
  • Industrial Design Engineering

Glorious Sun School of Business and Management

  • Management Science and Engineering
  • Corporate Management

School of Environmental Science and Engineering

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Heating, Gas, Ventilation and Air-Conditioning Engineering

College of Mechanical Engineering

  • Mechanical Engineering Industry Design

College of Science

  • Physics
  • Mathematics

College of Foreign Languages

  • Literature
  • Translation
  • Applied Linguistics

College of Chemistry, Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology

  • Chemistry
  • Textile Chemistry and Dyeing and Finishing Engineering
  • Applied Chemistry
  • Bioengineering
  • Biomedical Engineering

Recruitment Positions

  • Donghua University Distinguished Research Fellow

1. Under the age of 35 for researchers in natural science and engineering science, or under the age of 40 for researchers in humanities and social sciences.

2. Applicant should get PhD degree and have post-doctor experience or obtained assistant professorship or above in prestigious overseas universities; or professors in domestic high-level universities or institutions.

  • 1000 Plan Professorship for Young Talents
  • 1000 Plan Professorship
  • Chang Jiang Scholars Program

Salary and Benefits

Excellent Young Scholars

  • Annual Salary: 400,000-500,000
  • House Allowance: 1,000,000-2,000,000
  • Research Funding: 3,000,000-5,000,000

Senior Professors

  • Annual Salary: >650,000
  • House Allowance: 2,000,000-3,000,000
  • Research Funding: 3,000,000-10,000,000

Contact Information

Interested individual should send curriculum vitae by email to rcb@dhu.edu.cn. For more information, please visit the university Human Resource Department website http://web.dhu.edu.cn/rcbdhu/, or contact us by email rcb@dhu.edu.cn or by telephone 021-67792043.


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